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In-Flight Bar Tools Set
This handsomely polished, nickel-plated bar set is just what you need to stir up a Charles Lindbergh cocktail and invent a few cocktails of your own. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh, the famous 25-year-old pilot flew the Spirit of St. Louis from New York to Paris on the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic. Join First-Class with a set of these tools: Double jigger (3.5” w x 5”l), Cheese knife (1”w x 7”l), Bottle Opener (1.5”w x 6.25”l), Strainer-7.0 L X3.5”w x 7”l). Overall size 5.5”w 10”h x 8.5”d. This is a great piece to add to your home bar ensemble.
Harry Craddock of the Savoy Hotel in London invented the cocktail (below) to celebrate Lindbergh’s accomplisment.
Charles Lindbergh Cocktail:
- 1 1/2 oz. gin
- 1 oz. Kina L’Aero D’Or, Lillet, or Cocchi Americano
- 1 dash Cointreau
- 1/4 tsp. apricot preserves
- Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir to mix in the preserves. Add ice and stir until chilled. Fine-strain into a coupe glass. Twist a lemon peel over the cocktail and discard.